Costa Rica is still a very Young country and the first 9-hole golf course of the country was only built in 1944. These days the small country is home to 6 fantastic golf courses, which all boast beautiful views and scenery to make your day of golfing a memorable and exciting experience.
Most golf courses are located along the pacific coast of Costa Rica in Guanacaste and also in the Central Valley. The newer courses are usually part of one of the luxurious resorts in Guanacaste and make for a great opportunity to combine a round of golf with your stay at one of the fantastic hotels during your trip to Costa Rica.
The newest golf course of Costa Rica is part of the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel in Papagayo, which is at the Northern Pacific Coast of the country. Both the hotel as well as the golf course are unique and incredible to visit. The golf course was designed by no other but the legendary Arnold Palmer and features splendid views of the Pacific Ocean – definitely an experience you don’t want to miss if you are a golfer and plan on visiting Costa Rica
Another golf course worth mentioning is located at the Golf Resort Marriot Los Sueños near Playa Herradura on the Central Pacific Coast. This course was designed by well-known designer Ted Robinson Sr. and Ted Robinson Jr. The La Iguana Golf Course sits alongside a rainforest, but also offers you a view of the Pacific Ocean. The course was designed to blend into its neighborhood, with indigenous flora like orchids and banana trees and is also home to 150 bird species.
If golf is your passion, you will not miss out in Costa Rica as you can choose from several stunning golf resorts and courses both in the Central Valley and along the Pacific Coast. Contact us to include a visit to a golf course to your itinerary!